Welcome to Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band
Grand Shield Champions and National Finalists 2016

Welcome to our new site

13256348_10153600867780905_5628824620033965901_nWelcome to the official web site of the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band, one of the most famous names in the brass band world. The band is currently one of the highest ranked bands in the World. As well as a busy schedule of major concerts and private engagements, the band also competes at the highest level in the Worlds leading major contests alongside the very best and most prestigious bands in the world, including Cory, Black Dyke and Brighouse & Rastrick Bands to name just a few.

The band have currently qualified for the National Finals 2016 at the Albert Hall and are the reigning Grand Shield Champions 2016 qualifying for the British Open. Carlton Main are also ranked the highest in the Yorkshire Area Competition and are returning to the Brass in Concert Competition this year (2016).

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Gary Clarke Company presents  COAL

Gary Clarke Company presents COAL

Marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the 1984/85 British Miners’ strike....
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Abbotts Announces Details of Solo Recording

Abbotts Announces Details of Solo Recording

The new solo recording from cornet virtuoso Kirsty Abbotts is now available for purchase...
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Upcoming Events and Concerts

British Open 2016

September 10, 2016 10:00 am
Having qualified as Grand Shield Champions 2016, the band will be competing at the 164th British Open Championships 2016 in Birmingham.
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Bridlington Priory Proms in the Priory

September 17, 2016 7:00 pm
Following the success of a Proms concert for the past 2 years, we will once again be appearing at Bridlington Priory.
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